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What is music education?

Rigorous and stimulating in nature, this program provides an environment that both challenges and prepares you to function in various capacities within the professional world of music.

Why music education at OSU?

Large enough to offer you rewarding performance opportunities, the department is also small enough to provide you with a welcoming and supportive atmosphere. You have the opportunity to work with faculty who are nationally and internationally renowned artists and music scholars. The program also leads you toward completing an Oklahoma State Teacher's Certificate.

Career paths

Students graduate from OSU prepared to be successful in a wide variety of musical careers that include performance, teaching, working in the music industry, and beyond. Our graduates have pursued successful careers in a variety of fields:

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with faculty who are nationally and internationally renowned artists and music scholars

Highlights

Rigorous and stimulating in nature, the study of music at OSU provides an environment that both challenges you to reach your artistic potential and prepares you to function in various capacities within the professional world of music. Large enough to offer you rewarding performance opportunities, the department is also small enough to provide you with a welcoming and supportive atmosphere. The program also leads you toward a Oklahoma State Teacher's Certificate.

Music education majors can participate in:

  • Participation in bands, choirs and/or orchestra
  • Interaction with renowned guest artists and clinicians
  • One-on-one instruction with private artist-teachers
  • Touring opportunities with ensembles
  • Invited performances at various conventions

Scholarships:

  • Scholarships are available for prospective freshmen, transfer students, current students and continuing students through the University, College of Arts and Sciences, and respective Departments.
  • When you complete the OSU admission application, you are automatically considered for the University Level scholarships.
  • Students are eligible for College Level scholarships within the College of Arts and Sciences after completing 12 hours at OSU. Some exceptions may apply. See specific scholarships for criteria.
  • Some Departments offer Departmental Level scholarships for students whose major is housed within that specific department.

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